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  • Carlo Rubbia
    Carlo Rubbia
    Italian physicist and inventor 1934-
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    As a boy, I was deeply interested in scientific ideas, electrical and mechanical, and I read almost everything I could find on the subject. I was attracted more by the hardware and construction aspects than by the scientific issues.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    But when the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents, in the construction of the state, will be of no service. They will become flatterers instead of legislators, the instruments, not the guides of the people.
    Source: Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790)
  • Bill Rancic
    Bill Rancic
    American entrepreneur 1971-
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    Currently, I am overseeing the construction of the new Trump Tower in Chicago. I am involved in meeting with the construction crews, architects and sales teams. I am learning a lot and working with some of the best in the business.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Each makes this cosmos and its construction the pivot of his emotional life, in order to find in this way peace and security which he can not find in the narrow whirlpool of personal experience.
  • Adrienne Clarkson
    Adrienne Clarkson
    Hong Kong-born Canadian journalist and stateswoman 1939-
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    Each of us is carving a stone, erecting a column, or cutting a piece of stained glass in the construction of something much bigger than ourselves.
  • Bridget Moynahan
    Bridget Moynahan
    American actress and model 1971-
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    If you go from a structure where you have the support and that partner and that construction of a family and that's broken apart, I think that's probably a lot harder than always being a single mom and having the father being a support in another area.
  • Andrew Coyle Bradley
    Andrew Coyle Bradley
    American lawyer 1844-1902
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    In the first place, it must be remembered that our point of view in examining the construction of a play will not always coincide with that which we occupy in thinking of its whole dramatic effect.
  • Tennessee Williams
    Tennessee Williams
    American playwright 1911-1983
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    It is almost as if you were frantically constructing another world while the world that you live in dissolves beneath your feet, and that your survival depends on completing this construction at least one second before the old habitation collapses.
  • David Mitchell
    David Mitchell
    English novelist and screenwriter 1969-
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    It's true that stammerers can become more adept at sentence construction.
  • Antony Hewish
    Antony Hewish
    British radio astronomer 1924-
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    Jocelyn Bell joined the project as a graduate student in 1965, helping as a member of the construction team and then analysing the paper charts of the sky survey.
  • Andrew Coyle Bradley
    Andrew Coyle Bradley
    American lawyer 1844-1902
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    King Lear alone among these plays has a distinct double action. Besides this, it is impossible, I think, from the point of view of construction, to regard the hero as the leading figure.
  • John Maynard Keynes
    John Maynard Keynes
    British economist 1883-1946
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    Most men love money and security more, and creation and construction less, as they get older.
  • Walter Benjamin
    Walter Benjamin
    German philosopher 1882-1940
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    The construction of life is at present in the power of facts far more than convictions.
  • Norman O. Brown
    Norman O. Brown
    American scholar, writer and philosopher 1913-2002
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    The human body is not a thing or substance, given, but a continuous creation. The human body is an energy system which is never a complete structure; never static; is in perpetual inner self-construction and self-destruction; we destroy in order to make it new.
  • Alma Guillermoprieto
    Alma Guillermoprieto
    Mexican journalist
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    The most that somebody in Mexico City will get paid for a job in construction is 100 pesos a day.
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